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around usually visiting a number of cities. >> reporter: two weeks ago thieves smashed windows at the macy's and made off with hundred hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. some told us they're not surprised. >> with things happening nowadays nothing surprises me any more. everyone and everybody is doing something. >> reporter: >> reporter: now concord police aren't saying much about this latest burglary, but they do want witnesses to step forward. you can just call them or send them an electronic message. they're looking forward to hearing from the public on this crime. live in concord tonight, sal castaneda. >> the santa clara district attorneys office released a statement. this video we're showing you here is meant to educate the public on what the da calls an i crime epidemic. the use of an app that helps you find your device if it's steelen. it advises people to get help from a law enforcement agency. >> breaking news now where police are investigating a bank robbery. it happened at a u.s. bank branch which is not far from east 14th street and only a couple of
stainless steel with 18% chromium..which they believed was the industry standard. the city hired outside experts who ultimately concluded 9 chrome provides an "inherently safer design" with that the city of richmond went ahead and issued permits for the repair of crude unit 4. the chemical safety board said "we will not endorse or object to that decision" city councilman tom butt said he believes chevron "covered all their bases" and says ultimately no pipe will last forever which is why they must be "rigorously inspected on a regular basis." and catherine chevron says it is pleased the permits have been issued so they can proceed with the repairs. and get back to full production the lot of this is happening right around the christmas holiday. not with just a bang but with a whimper. >> catherine: so dan how long do we think these repairs will take? >> the okay. is there right now but they're hoping to get this done and the first quarter. chevron has said they hope to have repairs completed in the first quarter of next year, which means by april >> catherine: they two, dan. thank you --
officials to enact legislative changes for others in the same situation. >>> richmond city officials have clayed repair work on -- delayed repair work on the richmond refinery damaged earlier this year. city residents were given a chance to weigh in on the repair process. charles clifford has details. >> reporter: inside richmond city hall wednesday, around 100 people attended an informational meeting to hear details about chevron plans to repair its damaged refinery. in order to fix the burned out crude unit, the company needs permits from the city. the city put the brakes on the process a few weeks ago. questions came up regarding chevron's choice of material, the use of chromium 9 in replacing a pipeline. city officials delayed approval in order to study the decision to use chrome 9. >> permits of the construction and use of a suitable pipe material are important. but on their own are inefficient in terms of the regulatory process. there are many other steps that need to be taken. >> reporter: they say chromium 9 meets standards used throughout the refining industry. the public was giv
'll tell you whether weather this is happening in the city -- tell you where this is happening in the city and why this is happening. >>> time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week. it's wednesday december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve says little drizzly out there. will it last most of the day? >> right rain. there has been a little heavier out toward hercules. it's coming through. but again this is far weeker than anything we have seen. but still rain is here. but overall this is a much weaker system we will get rain throughout the day. we'll take a closer look at this rain. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you about coming up in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning police in berkeley are still on the scene where a bicyclist was shot and killed outside of a middle school. we will
. the city has been offering free parking every saturday since thanksgiving. the goal was to boost the city's small businesses by letting shoppers park for free. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces in four city owned garages. driver also get free parking for two hours. >>> and the first sunday of the new year marked a new era in san francisco. no more free parking there. all meters in the city will be enforce from noon until six. the city said paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week. >> tonight the wariers play their final game of the year when they host the celtics. the warriors now 20-10 with their win over the 76ers last night is the first time they have won 20 games before new year's day since 1980. last night david lee finished with 25 points and 12 boards, their first game of the new year will be against the hottest team in the nba, the clippers. >> the warning being issued to people hitting the slopes. >> and a snowplowing taken for a sp
the victims in redwood city. they were hospitalized after a hazmat scare. firefighters with the sequoia trailer park -- went to the sequoia trailer park and say people there had set off a bug fogger but did not leave the home. they called 911 after starting to deal the effects of the insect tide. firefighters and -- insecticides. firefighters and three residents were taken to the hospital. they are all expected to be okay. >>> well, classes resume, schools are open again this morning in newton, except for sandy hook elementary. we have new details about the mother of the shooter in that rampage. people who knew nancy lanza say she was devoted to her children. one aunt said she would come to school and help her son who was a quiet child. many say that nancy would also help friends an traingers. in the meantime, we still know very little about why the young gunman killed children at that elementary school. the fbi said they couldn't get information from a computer at the gunman's home because he had destroyed it with either a hammer or a screwdriver before that massacre. while we're heari
minutes as you work your way out of hayward towards foster city. traffic maps show new trouble spot on the peninsula as you head south on 1 01. new accident at briggs avenue involving several cars blocking several lanes of traffic. the scissors are picking up some slowing. you are less than 24 h yesterday the tide was 7.1 at the golden gate bridge. today it will be 7.2 the highest tide of the entire year to date. we talk about the warning signs. you can see one of them they're letting people know this parking lot of flood. we're sharing a video from yesterday of what it looked like during the high tide. yesterday it was at 9:45 a.m.. today at 1034. you can see the standing water 2 to 3 in. deep. some over the tops of this higher suspect. they had t close the on and planes. >> had to close the on and off ramps. >> they are warning people that will get back to day. to give you a point of reference. last week at the same time high tide was 5.2 at the golden gate bridge. today is its full to feed more than last week. we are expecting to see flooding in low-lying areas. >> they have put
at the torch plaza and look at the traffic coming into the city. christmas is less than a week away. we will see people take time off that will make it easier for those that have continue to work. if you are driving in san jose, northbound 280 is off to a nice start. let's go to steve. >>> freeze warning out to the north bay. there is 20s livermore east livermore 24 degrees 3720s up in santa cruz mountains. so it's not just near 30. there are some that will be colder than that. fairfield 27 already. santa rosa 29. livermore right there at the airport. but not far away. it's about five degrees cooler. concord 39. 34 redwood city. moffett that is right on the bay there. that is cool for them. 35 up in oakland. 34 sacramento. redding 26. national weather service a little concerned some of that cold air could get trapped. some of you head up five be advised some of that cold air could get trapped there could be very low snow levels starting tomorrow. up on the north coast we could get a few high clouds later on. it's sunny and very chilly today. cold morning here but then a low drops in. th
.m. pacific time at newtown high school. this will be the fourth time president obama has traveled to a city after a mass shooting. >> we now know the names of the 26 people including the 20 children who were killed when a man opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school. among them 30-year-old lauren russeau she always dreamedover being a teacher. emily parker was one of 16 sicks that were only six years old. her father said she liked to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and family. >> she was the type of person that could light up the room. she always had something kind to say about anybody. >> robbie parker also delivered a message to the shooters family expressing condolences for the difficulty time they are going through too. >> no case compares to the carnage at sandy hook elementary. all of the students dc all of the victims were shot several times. one of the teachers natalee hammond survived. the gunman fired at least 30 round magazines and investigators say he used a long weapon likely a semi automatic rifle. >> i've been at this for a third of a century. and it's my sensi
into the city. no troubles at the san mateo bridge. the drive is 12 minutes from into an. southbound on 01 the golden gate bridge. a few cars in camera shot. the lanes are not reconfigured for the south bound trip. no--not too many cars on the span. >> new this morning one man has died after two people were found bound and gagged in the middle of the bayview district last night. here is video of the scene. the victims a male and female were found around 830 in the 900 block of brazil's street. both were taken to a local hospital with life- threatening injuries. officials say the man died just before midnight. his identity has not been released. the female victim's condition remains unknown at this time. no suspect have been arrested. anyone with information on this case is asked to call the san francisco police department. >> police in vallejo are searching near mare island for a missing fair oaks man. 7 to 7 mattingly was last seen saturday night around 5. those close to mattingly say he has-his tugboat dock on the mare island and took it out on the water frequently. police searched matt
as we look at city hall in san francisco. we are waking up to cold temperatures. >> it is literally freezing in some spots. thus did the latest on our chilly spots and starts the day with anny. >> the good news is we have breezes overnight that kept temperatures on the milder side. it is definitely a cold start to the morning. it was cold. temperatures now napa up at 29. santa rosa vallejo at 27. widespread '30's 0 around the bay area. with the exception of downtown san francisco at 42 degrees. the coldest temperatures will be up north. that is where we do have a freeze warning in effect going until at o'clock this morning in the north. because of the fact that temperatures will get down into the twenties was the widespread '30's. a frost advisory is in effect for the bay shoreline and the interior east bay today. >> the code is temperatures will be a around sunrise. these temperatures will continue to drop all the next couple of hours. today is definitely a day when you need your heavy winter coat. it is cold out there. >> the coldest weather we have seen this season. this morning
of dollars that would affect ford's from new york city to houston. amazon is announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per second on their peak day this season. amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that is a new record for the online retailer. amazon set another record on christmas day for digital download. the scandal continues to dominate the websites best sellers with the kindle fire hb tablet leading the way. >> it helps the u.s. economy. >> that's why i did it mark >> you did it for the economy. a look at the bay bridge and it is common pleasant and 32 degrees right now. we're expecting a few rain showers later on today. >> we are watching the weather across the country and a lot of folks are still traveling. many people in the midwest and northeast waking up to sonority conditions. -- snowy conditions you can see in the northeast they are getting a break from the storm but i want to focus and on the gulf states where parts of arkansas and southern louisiana are looking at the possibility for some sever
. they complained to the city about it asking why didn't they get a chance to sfo why we don't want a gun shop in los gatos. there is a playground as well as the apartment complex nearby. the city says by long we do not have to have a public airing any time someone wants to open up shop and the city. that is why was not known to many people aren't so quarter according to them it was too late. they are upset about this and must do something or the city changes its mind it will open up on saturday. there were possibly be protesters here. of the phone call and to the owner of the shop and hopefully they will get an interview here. one person who jogged by says she had no problems with the perry and others do not feel is and why. >> let's get with the weather, chilly to start with. >> we will see some of the coals conditions of the tire entire year. patchy frost is possible and also some north bay fog is a possibility. we've not seen any reports of low visibility this morning and it is chilly and the north bay. partly cloudy for the north bay and breezy at times. tomorrow morning get ready for the
by the peninsula. it is 36 degrees right now and redwood city. >> >> we are back as 7:10 a.m.. a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown
on van ness avenue. looking back at san francisco city hall. around 36 people have returned home this morning after flooding forced them into an evacuation center. the shelter was in place for residents of east palo alto flooding. residents living near the san francisquito creek were areas along the borders of palo alto, menlo park, and at last check, six homes officials say the napa river. north of napa near st. helena. is currently at 26-and-a-half. that's a- the national weather warning remains in effect on rest of the day today. residents and businesses in the area were advised to monitor river levels receding. the city has closed veterans memorial park, the preserve park and trancas crossing park until further notice. thousands of nurses will nine bay area hospitals. negotiated labor contracts and improvements in patient care protections. such as staffing levels, health officials want to reduce the number of paid sick days for nurses and technicians, while eliminating health care coverage for those who week. the 49ers. fresh off a patriots last week ran in to a three-headed
in hayward and 55 degrees in concord, redwood city will get up to the near mid '50s. here is your kron 47 day around the bay forecast. it will be a little breezy at times. thursday will be loss of sunshine and drive around 53 degrees. friday and saturday may be possibilities of more rain. sunday should be dry and for new year's eve we do expect to be dry and milder. >> this is our snow report. if they did have a lot of fresh snow yesterday. look at sierra. north star is also ed more than a foot. it is 16 to 20 in. of snow. if you are up there if you do have to take advantage of this. >> we are looking at a great ride around the bay area this morning. we're not tracking any delays or slowdowns. look at the bay bridge at west out. there are no metering lights due to the holiday. the same can be seen as the san mateo bridge that even with an accident that was just cleared there is actually not a lot of traffic. this has not done anything a slow ride or to increase the drive times across the span. looking at light traffic through marin county it is a 21 minute drive time with an easy commute acro
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. oakland city leaders, battling a big jump in a crime. today -- they're laying out new strategies. all this, as the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. now for a look at the most recent crime statistics out of oakland. 119 murders this year -- that's up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. >> reporter: there 2012 policies did not work. the is what they've been saying, so the want to do two things, there were to contract out public safety experts that ephod crime in the los angeles, detroit, what advice to take and what approach to take. second, there would to neighborhood policing with five different areas. two of them in the east oakland area with captions on each one with crime-fighting specializing in their area. >> we have to do something. what we did last
will be able to use a type of pipe created a lot of controversy. >> in this letter to the richmond city council the city manager's stated that two outside consultants have concluded that use an crone will represent and a safer design. this was the determination that led to the permits being issued. the chemical safety board stated that will not endorse this decision. city council stated that this time chevron cover all the bases. he stated that all timidly no pipe will last forever. he stated that they have to inspect them on a regular basis. as for chevron, they stated their pleas that they were issued the permits so that they can proceed without repairs. >> chevron hopes to have these repairs completed by next year. they stated that this unit may be available by early april. >> a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india, has died. for the vicious crime has been drawn worldwide attention. protest's have swept through ndf cents per attack two weeks ago. at the indian consulate in san francisco, there was a visual. kron 4 said jeff bush has that. these are the reactions from diplomatic of
in the city and county officials will be needing an hour from now to talk about what is next when this rhetoric is the flood stage. you have to wind and rain causing major problems for anyone driving the roads. we will show you a major accident. >> this is happening right now. a flash flood warning has been issued for napa and sonoma counties until 8:00 a.m. rainfall rates behind the very intent. >> in addition to the heavy rain, the winds are blowing very strong. i will take look at those coming up. s-sierra complete bay area news coverage continues. this is mornings on two periods and a good morning. this sunday, december 2nd. i am cloudy and warm periods in the the storm moved in late last night and it still hitting the bay area hard. right now we have live team coverage. allie rasmus is live on the napa river. urologist rosemary and chief meteorologist bill martin. though, what's happening? >> if you've been with us last hour or so, we've been talking about it. the heaviest rain moving through the bay area. we are seeing rainfall accumulations of an inch an hour. that's what y
than usual. it looks like a very typical commute here getting into the city with no major problems. as a matter of fact, the traffic is going to be busy on the bridge as well. there are no major accidents reported by chp. let's go to san francisco where northbound 101 traffic does look okay driving past the 80 split. there are no problems here as well. southbound 101 traffic also looks good. if you are driving on the peninsula, there could be a trouble in the devil's slide area. we'll let you know more about that. the rest of the commute on 101 and 280 look good on the peninsula. here's mark. >>> hi there, sal. good morning. look at this beautiful start to this thursday morning. a few high clouds in the upper left portion of your screen. but it looks cold out there, doesn't it? yeah, temperatures are off to a chilly start. some frost out there and upper 20s out towards fairfield, concord, livermore has warmed up to 32. oakland 43. there's downtown san francisco currently checking in at 44. forecast for today, fair skies out to a cold start this afternoon. the clouds will be on the
. haywood, union city, about to move into san ramone. solano scattered rain to report for this part of the bay area. bulk of the activity in the southern third of the bay area. you can see development out to the west. the yellows and reds, indicating the increase in the rainfall rates san jose to sunnyvale. out toward campbell, blossoo m hill road. increase in the rainfall and the possibility of hail with some thunderstorms. keep that in mind at least in the short term. as far as temperatures, its cool. mainly in the 40s to around 50. santa rosa in 40. haywood 48 and san jose around 46 degrees. forecast for today, cool showers this morning, we will hold on to the chance of showers right on in to the afternoon with temperatures only maxing out in the low to mid50s. yesterday's storm, that cold front, today we have the speckled clouds off shore. that's a signature of cold unstable air and that will sweep in to the area for today. we will hold onto the sun, passing clouds and heavier downpours. here is the forecast model, 10:00 showing you scattered rain showers, it's doing a good job
along the coast. may be where it's not much rain. closer to the coast, marin, in the city, santa cruz coast and around the bay we could get rain. then one more system on saturday. that is more of a broad brush but looks unsettled once we get to friday and saturday. sunday looks okay. chilly, breezy, patchy fog but partly cloudy, sun, cloud showers, i told people that yesterday. sun, cloud showers, 49 clear lake. 52 concord, walnut creek. danville, pleasanton. warmer by the bay. not a lot but a couple degrees. wood side i went 51, 54daley city and 54 mountain view. temperatures very cool below average. rain friday, very unsettled on saturday. >> thank you steve. it's 7:09. the governor's office said the governor will continue a full work schedule while he receives treatment for cancer. the governor's office announced yesterday that the 74-year-old has early stage prostate cancer. he is being treated at ucsf. the governor did not reveal anything about his cancer when he met with silicon valley ceo's yesterday. >> one would have never known for a moment that there are health issues goi
. that's at the airport but it's closer to town. fairfield, 27. concord, livermore, 30. redwood city, 23. i've seen 29 palo alto. a lot of 30s around mill valley and san rafael. by san jose, there's some 20s in the santa cruz mountains. 27 in ukiah. look what's har happening. here is the -- look that's happening -- look what's happening -- here's the leading edge. by grants pass, oregon, they have a winter storm warning out already. 3 to 7 inches. it's still a little early. high clouds to the north. chilly, chilly high temperatures. 40s or very low 50s unless you are by the bay and along the coast. extended outlook has okay today, clouds roll in thursday. rain looks more likely on friday morning and then steady rain looks like moderate to heavy rain. >>> breaking news. we're learning former solicitor and supreme court nominee robert bork has passed away from heart disease this morning. he was nominated to the supreme court by ronald reagan, only to be rejected by the senate after a contentious debate. he was a yale law professor to taught bill linton and hillary clinton. he was 84. >>> n
travel around the city dropping off toys at homes, playgrounds and to children they pass by on the street. families who have applied to receive toys can also pick them up at the program's headquarters on jerrold avenue. we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news. >> good morning. by 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m., you can see the green and the yellow representing about rainfall the concern could beat the with trees toppling over. hayward, fremont, and also of the peninsula. 6:00 p.m., could still stick around, residual showers possible but otherwise we could see temperatures on a cool note. 40's and it downtown, oakland, and redwood city. >> and me, let us take a quick check of the bay bridge , it anny we can see that many people are going to work if they are going home perhaps from an evening party? the lightest traffic, there is only one car going towards san francisco going north, south of the golden gate bridge it should not be a problem >> the water is back on for 15 homeowners. it was shut off because of a water main break that flooded. . avenue was closed between the bell/te
and it daly city. a 47 in vallejo. 46 in fairfield at this hour as you could imagine it is going to get cold overnight. the areas highlighted by the delta, with a frosted 53 into effect. 2:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m., with a frost advisory -- in effect with slippery sidewalks. 2:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m., give yourself some extra time. a look at the satellite & radar with cool and cold air. as we take a whiter of view are the satellite/writer this band. associated and this wider view. it is really going to impact our temperatures tonight. the cloud coverage will also not be as cold. >>catherine: saturday. scary moments in san francisco's twin peaks neighborhood. when a car went off a cliff. you're looking at video from sky-7 h-d, abc-7 news. how it all unfolded -- after the break. >> and, coming up 5-30. lawmakers making a move to prevent going off a cliff of their own -- the fiscal cliff. president obama, and a top republican meeting at the white house. how close they are to reaching a deal. >> the day that iphone users are here is that google has released a global maps app for the i o s operating system co
showers, in the city, san francisco getting wet along the coastline. for today we are breezy, cloudy conditions, soggy conditions, but we will start to see a bit of a break-in to the afternoon. advisories in place already in the third of storms coming our way. i will show you the timeline and bring you details coming up. >> it has been a wild week of weather. we are not done yet. want to give you a live look outside. interstate 80, rain water on the roadway. two hands onto wheel. we will see scattered showers throughout the bay area before the next powerful punch flows through. yesterday's heavy wind and rain cause power outages. >>> most of the bay area will be under a flash flood watch through the weekend, a break-in the weather has helped water levels drop on the street in the north bay. some areas did flood and we could see it happen again tomorrow. the river rose with in a few feet of topping its banks and in kernville the russian river rose 14 feet. >> there were 14 steps here. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, it's come up 7, 8, steps in five hours. >> the national weather service issued
city college. it prompted the campus to be locked down for hours. the caller said a strange-year- old came up to him -- stranger came up to him on the sidewalk and said he had seen a strange man and they searched the building and they said the caller did the right thing by reporting the incident. >>> they want to catch whoever fired shots on highway 85 in cupertino. it all happened yesterday afternoon about 12:30 in the southbound lanes on stevens creek boulevard. the recruiter was driving an unmarked car which was hit several times but the recruiter marine was not himself hit. >> they are trying to get an angle of some of these bullet holes and we will try to match it up with evidence and what they find. >> they do not believe the marine was targeted because he was wearing a jacket over his uniform and the car was unmarked. >>> they will be testifying before congress and hearings investigating the deadly attack on benghazi in libya. it comes two days after they issued a report blaming management failures for grossly inadequate security at that consulate. the findings led to the resig
the timeline coming up. >>> how a powerful winter storm shut down 101 and caused flooding in the three cities. >>> and we will resume shortly for a man who went missing after he jumped into a creek here. we will tell you about the traffic stop that started all of that. >> and about to ring on wall street, pam cook has the early stock numbers. stay with us. . >>> oh, right on time, the opening bell in new york and the salvation army, of course they are doing a lot of bell rinking in the past -- ringing in the past month or so and this is monte carlo spreading some christmas cheer, i hear a lot of the nutcracker this time of year because my little one is a ballerina. we will have a short day with all the businesses coming up. >>> welcome to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, i am brian flores, dave clark has the morning off. >>> and we are following news out of marin county where search and rescue teams are waiting to search for a man who went missing overnight. out there with more on what happened just moments before he disappeared, very strange story, alex. >> reporter: yes, the man they were l
, fremont, redwood city. by 9:00 a lot of it pushes out of here south and east of town. looks like we'll be left with scattered showers. when i come back i'll talk about the rain and the 7-day forecast. here's george with the traffic. good morning. >> good morning, annie. merry christmas. it's an easy e around the bay area this morning. here's a pretty shot from the san mateo bridge. you can see how light the traffic is here. that's indicative of conditions around the bay area. we're getting word of another accident. we'll tell you about that in our next report. >> thank you, george. and merry christmas to you. >>k -- - glide memorial church. let's get a live report from will who is over with all the volunteers. >> all of the volunteers, and merry christmas, and i know they're arriving as we speak. some of them came at 4:00, 5:00 in the morning. you can see how busy they are chopping up the ham and the turkey. right about now they'll start serving up the christmas breakfast. there's a lot of fixing going on. by the day is over, they will have served 5,000 people. i was just outside
controlled count of sea otters could help with global warming. >>> the windy city will soon have the nation's most expensive downtown parking meters new year's day. they will be charging $6.50 per hour and that's up from $5.75. >>> this is an accident in the north pay, that's right tara? >> we have a wrong way driver so there is a little bit of congestion on the on ramp. this highlights westbound traffic near concord and it is still pretty dark out there. nice commute into san francisco. and in mill he pete, -- milpitass westbound lights are flowing nicely as it makes its way to san francisco. >>> we have some cloud cover and it is shaping up to be a nice thursday especially as we head to the afternoon hours. and so far santa rosa since july 1st, over 22 inches of rain, san francisco approaching well above average 174% of average. as far as current numbers they are in the 40s, napa checking in at 40 degrees and livermore 4 is and a lot of cloud cover and you can see the source of the big blanket from eureka down to monterey bay. we did a dry weather forecast and skies are becoming partly cl
on the nimitz freeway that commute has not been really thick. if you are driving down to union city or fremont traffic looks good. speaking of nu ark let's go -- speaking of newark let's go live to news chopper 2. air jordans come out today. police and security there to make sure things stay peaceful. they will be there for another few hours before they can actually buy the shoes. let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning, to you. giving you a live look at what is happening out there. a little tough to tell but we have a little rain in some areas. not in oakland just yet. still mostly cloudy. a very steady run. it's all the way down to right near the golden gate. south of that we are still dealing with dry conditions. it's snow shifting into the central by by 9:00. by noontime scattered showers but very wide spread. this will be the case all of friday. if you have evening plans maybe a holiday party, bring the umbrella you will need it. morning temperatures not bad at all. 40s outside your door. mid to upper 40s in fairfield. for the afternoon mid to upper 50s in the forecast. with breaks in the
's rosemary. >>> and that clear sky, a sight for sore eyes giving you more here over the bay and the city of -- and the city of next. a few high clouds overhead. partly cloudy in some cases. mostly cloudy san jose. mostly clear as you can see over the bay bridge. the pacific satellite view, that storm from sunday, out of here. we do remain with showers just over the sierra through the morning hours as well as fog. if you do plan on making that commute later in the day, that will be your better bet. dry today by later, wet. we do continue with the flood watch over parts of the sonoma bay, guerneville, you should experience some minor flooding in and around the area. mill road, as well as areas in montyrio. the river continues to rise and will so until about 11:00, expected to crest at 30.9 feet within monsterred stage. for the rest of us, we're dry. partly cloudy, mostly clear for today. cool, very cool in some cases. low to mid-30s in areas right around the north bay valley locations. widespread 40s around the bay area and then as we get into the noontime feeling better. low to mid-50s. l
the lights. >> a man was shot and killed last night in oakland. marketing the city's 126 homicide of the year. e >> they continue to look for is suspects that jumped into the creek last night. the started about 1238 and the town of ross. they pulled over a suspected drunken driver. when they were giving the sobriety test to the suspect he took off 01 feet and just over a fence. he it and jumped into this creek. they were able to have visual contact with their flashlights but they try to encourage him to get out of the water and that of merely they lost contact with him. they called other agencies to come out to help the mob.them out. >> they searched until about 430 this morning looking for any signs of the suspect. they could not find anything so that suspended the search. if they come back at daybreak to continue the search. so far they do not have any informational. this is where the command post was an obviously as this case and developing we will pass on any new information that we did. right now, we are waiting for search and rescue to come out here and start searching the creek again.
. just 22 minutes out of novado into the city. james? >> san francisco firefighters battled an early morning fire in the noe valley neighborhood. the fire broke out around two a-m. in the 14-hundred block of sanchez street near 27th street. it was contained about 15 minutes later. no word yet on how bad the damage was or if there were any injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> police are continuing to investigate materials that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrott drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuated the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> there were a lot of chemicals. we were concerned after we spoke with the sheriff's office, there was ether and an asset that had to be taking care of on-site it was too dangerous to transport. and in acid. >> you felt the explosion and you felt the shock. the neighbors across the street could
afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >> >> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is
to the metro nort line in new york city. this is all coming three days after the sandy hook shooting in newtown, connecticut. we'll continue to stay son top of this story -- stay on top of this story for you. >>> a neighboring town, monroe, seven miles away, offered up an unused school to the more than 400 sandy hook students. officials say the school will be head are -- school will be ready by wednesday but it's not clear when classes will resume for sandy hook students. they are not back at school today. as for the sandy hook school building, one police official says he doubts students will ever attend that school again. >>> 7:18. there are some signs of progress in the fiscal cliff debate. house speaker john boehner now willing to accept a tax hike on those people who make more than a million dollars a year. that's less than what president obama wants. he wants to raise the taxes on those who make $250,000 a year. boehner is angering some of those in his party who are against this. others say we need to support him. >> he's our speaker and leader. we're never gonna get the perfect deal. i'm
for police officers to distribute to families. >>> later this morning, the city of san francisco has a suggestion for families looking for something to do after opening presents. some popular destinations are open. the bow tan call gardens features more than 8,000 plants and flowers and you can went a boat at stow lake. >>> president obama is's. he may avoid -- president obama is in hawaii. he may come home early to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> a plan includes proposed projects to attract state i havers -- visitors. >>> 7:23. moving along in the day right now, tara, you know we talked about going to the golden gate park today. there is another gift that people should know about. >> there is a perk. free parking. >> yay! >> in san francisco today. yeah, free metered parking everywhere along a -- including along the embarcadero and fisherman's wharf. no street sweeping unless that sign says seven days a week of the including holidays. that's the good news -- a week, including holidays. that's the good news. you can see traffic is moving well along all directions. we have, real
to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the group take back antioch helped raise $25,000. >> the community has produced a 500. >> assemblymen jim frazier donated to thousand pg&e had of the remaining $14,500 in to start repairs. >> the result is a brought about three months, once spring is here. >> a state appeals court has reversed a jury's decision to commit a sexually violent predator to his state mental hospital, saying a san jose prosecutors engaged in serious misconduct. >> the ping and claim that santa clara county chief assistant district attorney j. boyarsky asked if progress isn't made in our arguments during the trial. >> daniel shazier pleaded guilty in 1994 to so sodomy. >> he was sentenced to nearly 18 years in prison, but prosecutors sought to commit him to a state mental hospital. >> the city attorney's office is coordinating a state out reach effort by customers who are eligible for the refund. you must claim within a three month period between now
valleys, enjoy the dry weather. 55 in it the city. the kron 4 seven day around the bay with unstable air toward probably until the middle of this week. 6:18. george? >> good morning. we can go straight to the bay bridge as we check in our bay bridge. just tell like the traffic is one normally the metering lights would be activated. the volume would be high but not the case of this morning. and also highway in '92, we are looking at how light the traffic is. at this time, a lot more cars usually towards foster city. the golden gate, also pretty light but a good commute. the camera lens is trying a bit and the camera is showing not much moisture. however, we could encounter some showers and the traffic there is a new incident. there has been an accident reported on interstate-80 on the westbound at university ave. light. also, in addition to what is happening on traffic we are keeping an eye on where santa is north american aerospace space command they are usually watching for missiles, it is ironic because he is and north korea. they have been launching special i missiles. ad he has left
hours. >> it has been a chilly start and mid 30's and santa rosa. 45 degrees currently in daly city. as we had at the the new hour was the loss 60's and the north bay. we're still dealing with a lot of fifties. it is very similar to yesterday. for those of you who are heading out in the evening it will be chilly mainly within the 40's and '50's. >> the 7 day around the bay shows the summit conditions for the rest of the weekend and into your next work week. we have a chance of showers by wednesday. >> gas prices are finally down an average of 30ยข a around the bay. take a look at the numbers. here in san francisco, a gallon of regular gas is $3.72 a day. that is down from $4.50 a gallon last month. gas is even cheaper in the san jose area at $3.59 a gallon. last of a gallon their cost drivers $3.88. in oakland, and gas is $3.61 a gallon. that is down from last month's price of $3.90. >> the rain has stopped, but problems persist. especially with storm damages in the santa cruz mountains. combine hill road is open again now. but only to one lane of traffic. the slide that washed out
rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up. for an hour and a half, this highway right behind us, this was a complete mess. this was the scene when we arrived this morning around 5:00. for awhile. traffic, all northbound lanes of 880 were at a complete stand still. >> northbound, before the ramp, this is where the 9-car pile up happened. according to the sergeant, two cars were initially involved in a crash. they were blocking the right hand lane. then
approaching 92 and want to get past 92 through hayward it is stop and go towards union city. traffic in the south bay is not bad but it is building up. 1 01 headed north out of san south san jose is crowded as you approached 87. it is also slow 85 approaching highway 18. >> mountain as the high school and lincoln elementary are reopening this morning. the schools were closed yesterday after found graffiti at a nearby school that made a threat against a male teacher at monte vista. >> everything as a starting to pick up an all-out of teachers and have made their way into the parking lot. everything is reopening this morning after a very scary day for them yesterday. this happened just before 7:00 yesterday. officers went to check out graffiti at nearby lynbrook high school and they found graffiti that spelled out a bomb threat for motna this the high school. that brought dogs on the campus and look for a bomb. they did not find anything. they also evacuated nearby lincoln elementary which is also reopen today. officers will be on campus just to make sure nothing goes wrong today the m
traffic. today a good alternate -- into the west valley. >> well, sunrise over the big city. mostly cloudy and -- if there is any rain it'll be brief and right. the system is falling apart. i will show you why. cold out there, maybe light rain. i'm doing that to cover myself because i don't think much will happen. partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, just staying very cool, cloud cover and cold area, number two the jet stream split. that's the -- one goes along the coast. you take a lot of energy when you split something like that. maybe along the coast. generally cloudy, mostly cloudy. all these systems coming in run into a lot of resistance. they have a lot of cool air. chilly high temperatures. next chance of precipitation up to the higher elevations. there is a green and some of that pink mix. some of the higher elevations could get a lit of bit of snow. right off the coast. you have to see the darker green. that's what will do anything. that looks light. it's taking a lot of energy. 30s and it can go far, just not enough mixing. you combine southeast breeze with 30s it's a cold morni
by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service
. they are already illegal to purchase in the city. but a new proposal would possess. >> the ammo that has been designed by law enforcement for military use has no reason to be in our homes and on ours streets. >>reporter: standing next to the handguns and rifles turned in during the city's biggest gun buy back program. the mayor said he wants these weapons gone. the other part of his plan.is to put a notification system in place so when someone buys 500 rounds of more of any type of any type of ammunition in one purchase. police would be notified. >> that should be a trigger. >> "it triggers why? >> what is it for? >> and it could be legit" >>reporter: police chief greg surh supports the plan. he believes it will make a difference. >> "i would say to nra or anyone who says this is not the problem, if it is not the problem then it shouldn't make a difference banning them." >>reporter: also announced today. the police department will train all new academy recruits in school safety. with this new propos what >>pam: would stop someone from buying 499- rounds of ammunition at one store. then 499
uninhabitable. no further work has been scheduled. but the city continues to keep a close eye on the levee. >> all the rain over christmas-a down the southbound side of the upper great highway from lincoln avenue to slow boulevard. a spokesperson at the centers is the department of public works say that the rose flood because the drains cannot handle all the water, especially during a powerful storm. drivers are being forced to take the lower great highway route. the northbound side is still open. officials say that highway close about 60 times a year. it is not known when the southbound side will reopen. >> the storm also brought down a massive tree in the east bay. the one fell right on the footsteps of the delta and chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. however when the tree fell a loosen the soil of a neighboring treat the had terrible for safety reasons. >> santa rosa police are looking into how is 66 year- old woman died after being discovered floating in a pawn at an apartment complex. a family was having a christmas party atod lake apax on the body. the woman did not li
and take a look at the peninsula. daly city, it is coming down at two tenths of 1 in. and half moon bay indicating heavy conditions with 2-1/4 inches report it. and the east bay is also showing one-half inch per hour, alameda, and danville and of course the san ramon area. taking a look at that the planners steady, heavy rainfall. showers on/off. and it is windy. this wind advisory for the north bay until about 1:00 p.m. the east bay and it is going to taper off. still however, mostly cloudy conditions but a dry start. taking a look at futurecast it is indicating moderate/heavy. it will press self livermore, mountain view, modern/heavy by 10:00 a.m. and by noon, it will taper off. showers on the/off for the afternoon at the same for the north bay. still dealing with moderate rainfall for the south bay and by 4:00 p.m. it will continue to press out with re until 8:00 p.m. the we are going to seek drier conditions. we could even see some sunshine possibly tomorrow. with rainfall totals when this is all said and done 1-2 in. to-4 in. of the higher elevations. with a 2-4 in. at the col othe
to upper 50s. 55 expected richmond. 56 in redwood city. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain will continue into the weekend. keep between now and january the sixth. >> the snow is hitting parts of the midwest with flights canceled yesterday. most of the cancellations are coming out chicago o'hare and midway airports. >> check your flights before heading to the airport. mike pelton will give us a live report at the bottom of the hour from s f o. >> a hit-and-run driver who inch for the district in san francisco's twin peaks that would is under arrest. the accident was reported before 9:00 p.m. on christmas tree point road. three pedestrians were struck by the sedan. at fourth person jump out of the way. one of the victims is being treated for life- threatening injuries. one occupant in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. >> the people of new town, conn. are marking one week since the shooting at sandy hook elementary. some tributes are planned for later this morning to remember those who died. >> 26 christmas trees one for each victim at sandy hook elementary. 27 guardi
. >> a. severs is possible visor's no concern about the spike in self on a tablet that since the city. about scott wenner said the robbers are critical public safety problem that must be addressed. winner said he will call for a hearing of the public safety committee and ask that both texaco police chief and district attorneys also be there. nearly half of the 2300 robberies committed so far this year involve mobile and have the devices. >> traffic looks like it is moving well is dry and, now. we will be right back. welcome back to the kron 4 morning news and national news we have new census data showing a clear in sustained drop in illegal immigration. the number of illegal immigrants in the u.s. dropping to 11.1 million last year after it peaked at 12 million in 2007. but the first time since 1910 immigrants from asia are topping hispanic immigration. a legal hispanic immigration is unlikely to approach the level that we saw in the mid 2000's. >> a person has been arrested in the death of a man was pushed on to the subway tracks in new york. a 30 year-old man has been taken to custo
the zoo. >> the owner of the a's is asking to stay in the city for another five-years. he sent a letter to the stadium authority asking to extend the team's lease which expires after next season. it acknowledges that the team is still looking for a new venue but hasn't found anything that they deem realistic. they have been waiting nearly four years to have baseball approve a move to san jose but the giants claim territorial rights. the mayor has pledged to work with the a's to get a fair lease extension. >> winter storms caution power outages and messy roads in the midwest. want to tell you about the work underway. >> and packer fans pitch in by digging in. the effort to get the field ready for tomorrow's game. >> the second in our series of storms is marching through the bay area. what you can expect for saturday coming up. . >>> you can hear that wind blowing, parts of ohio wake up in the dark after winds knocked out power. utility crews working to get the lights back on but some drivers had to navigate that evening drive in the dark. a light dusting of snow also fell overnight ad
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